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UPS Provides Natural Disaster Relief to the Caribbean, Mexico and Southeast United States

: Creating An Emergency Supply Chain On The IslandThere is an enormous need for humanitarian aid throughout the Caribbean. Earlier this week, Arthur Stevenson, who owns a private charter business in Ft. Lauderdale, connected with the Salvation Army and UPS. From million dollar donations by The UPS Foundation to makeshift solutions and partnerships, UPSers are doing everything they can to help people throughout the Caribbean. In the meantime, we are committed to helping and lending creative solut

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USPS and Canada Post celebrate hockey on stamps

Postal Service and Canada Post have jointly created stamps to celebrate the history of ice hockey, the fast-paced sport played on frozen ponds and in rinks across North America and around the world. In 1896, a team from Yale, which included Chace, faced Johns Hopkins University in the first college hockey game. The National Hockey Association began play in 1910 and evolved into the National Hockey League in 1917. In 1924 the Boston Bruins became the first American team to join the National Hocke

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UPS & SF Holding Joint Venture Receives Regulatory Approval In China

US 09/28/17Atlanta, GAJV combines SF’s extensive 13,000 service points across 331 cities in China with UPS’ globally integrated 220 country network in world’s fastest growing small package marketToday UPS (NYSE:UPS) and SF Holding (SZSE:002352), the parent company of SF Express, announced approval of their planned joint venture by China’s Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM). The JV approval is a positive development for international trade and allows the two leading companies to leverage their complem

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“F1 in Schools”: DHL supports international technology competition for students

The competition, which took place for the 13th time in 2017, is designed to get students between the ages of nine and 19 excited about science, math, engineering and technology and help support them in developing their talents. On behalf of DHL, Christopher Ong, Managing Director DHL Express Malaysia and Brunei, presented the “Enterprise Portfolio Award” to team “Pioneers” from Germany. “We are proud to be the official logistics partner for the competition and to have this opportunity to encourage young people around the world to be excited about math, science and technology,” says Ong. “The partnership with ‘F1 in Schools’ is a logical extension of our decades-long involvement in Formula 1,” says Christopher Ong. Foun

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UPS Mobilizes Worldwide Workforce For 15th Annual Global Volunteer Month

The Global Volunteer Month volunteer hours will help UPS reach 2.15 million volunteer hours in 2017. The UPS Foundation leads UPS’s global citizenship programs, including Global Volunteer Month. Global Volunteer Month helps increase focus on volunteerism and community service in October so UPS employees can make a big impact. To date, UPS volunteers have donated nearly 2 million hours over the past 15 years during Global Volunteer Month alone. At the end of Global Volunteer Month each year, UPS

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FedEx Commits Additional $1 Million to Support Ongoing Hurricane & Earthquake Relief Efforts

FedEx Commits Additional $1 Million to Support Ongoing Hurricane & Earthquake Relief EffortsGift Brings Total Commitment to $3 Million for Disaster ReliefMEMPHIS, Tenn., September 28, 2017 — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has committed an additional $1 million in cash and transportation support to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to help communities recover after the devastating hurricane season as well as the earthquake in Mexico. This brings the company’s total commitment to $3 million in di

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FedEx Commits Additional $1 Million to Support Ongoing Hurricane & Earthquake Relief Efforts

FedEx Commits Additional $1 Million to Support Ongoing Hurricane & Earthquake Relief EffortsGift Brings Total Commitment to $3 Million for Disaster ReliefMEMPHIS, Tenn., September 28, 2017 — FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has committed an additional $1 million in cash and transportation support to deliver critical medical aid and supplies to help communities recover after the devastating hurricane season as well as the earthquake in Mexico. This brings the company’s total commitment to $3 million in di

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New UPS 273,000 Square Foot Package Delivery Facility Opens In Lockport, IL

The company’s $40 million dollar investment in the new building brings more than 273,000 square feet of new capacity to UPS operations serving customers in the area. The new operations technology also helps power the rollout of the UPS® Saturday ground delivery and pickup service that began in late April. Today, almost 21,000 employees in Illinois provide package delivery, ground freight, air gateway operations, healthcare logistics, freight forwarding and contract logistics services. Chicago is

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FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith Discusses Tax, Infrastructure

FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith Discusses Tax, InfrastructureFedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith appeared on Wednesday on “Power Lunch” on CNBC. Mr. Smith discussed topics covered in his recent speech to the Council on Competitiveness, including support for tax reform and investment in infrastructure as ways to spur American innovation and economic growth. FedEx feels strongly that America needs tax reform which provides stability, certainty and increased economic opportunity in

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FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith Discusses Tax, Infrastructure

FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith Discusses Tax, InfrastructureFedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith appeared on Wednesday on “Power Lunch” on CNBC. Mr. Smith discussed topics covered in his recent speech to the Council on Competitiveness, including support for tax reform and investment in infrastructure as ways to spur American innovation and economic growth. FedEx feels strongly that America needs tax reform which provides stability, certainty and increased economic opportunity in

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